Amritpal Singh’s 4 aides flown to Assam’s Dibrugarh jail: Key points | India News

NEW DELHI: Separatist leader and self-proclaimed preacher Amritpal Singh, the head of Waris Punjab De (WPD), is still on the run. Punjab police who gave a the big hunt to catch Amritpal, arrested 78 members of Waris Punjab De.
The elusive Saturday preacher himself gave the police a vote and escaped their trawl when his cavalry was intercepted in Jalandhar district. The government has stepped up security in some places.
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4 members of Waris Punjab De flew to Dibrugarh after being arrested in Punjab

Four members of an outfit headed by Amritpal Singh have been brought in Assam‘S Dibrugarh on Sunday, police said. They flew in a special flight, they said. “Four people are currently being held in the Dibrugarh central prison,” a police officer said without elaborating.

Internet, SMS services suspended in Punjab

Mobile Internet and SMS services have been suspended in the territorial jurisdiction of Punjab until noon on 20 March. “All mobile internet services, all SMS services (except banking) & mobile recharge) and all dongle services provided on mobile networks, except voice calls, in the territorial jurisdiction of Punjab are suspended until 20 March (12 :00 hours) for the sake of public safety,” said the Ministry of Home Affairs and Justice, Government of Punjab on Sunday.

Vehicle used by Amritpal Singh, ammunition confiscated

The vehicle ‘Waris Punjab De’ leader Amritpal Singh used to escape was seized by Punjab Police on Sunday, along with several other vehicles and ammunition. Police said seven of Amritpal Singh’s aides were arrested.

78 arrested in action against Waris Punjab De group, Amritpal Singh still on the run: Punjab Police

78 arrested in action against Waris Punjab De group, Amritpal Singh still on the run: Punjab Police

“A vehicle used in Amritpal Singh’s convoy was seized. A Kirpan and a .315 caliber pistol with 57 rounds of ammunition were also recovered from it. The vehicle was left behind. in use,” he said.
He also said that those who spread false rumors will be severely dealt with.
“The situation of law and order is normal in Jalandhar and the state. The police are committed to ensuring the safety of the public. We will take stern action against those who flout law and order. Those who spread false rumors will be severely dealt with,” added SSP.

Amritpal Singh’s ‘close assistant and sponsor’ arrested

The ANI news agency, citing sources, said an adviser and sponsor of the “flaw” had been arrested.
In an exclusive interview with ANI, Commissioner Jalandhar said, “The head of Waris Punjab De’, Amritpal Singh, has been declared a fugitive. Two of his cars have been confiscated and the gunmen have been seized. gun was arrested We also checked if the weapons of his security escorts were legally purchased A case has been registered Punjab police have opened a manhunt for Amritpal Singh and we hope that he will be arrested soon. A total of 78 people have been arrested so far and further searches and raids are underway.”
(With agency input)


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